Situation normal, all fracked up

News Headline:Oilfields are spinning off thousands of tons of radioactive trash as the U.S. drilling boom leads to a surge in illegal dumping. . . .”
As we continue to explore the magic of the free marketplace.

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News from the 1 percent

News Headline: “Yahoo’s fired COO gets $58 million severance package.”
QT renews its offer:
Put QT in charge of your corporation.
QT will run it into the ground in only six months, guaranteed.
And it will charge only $1 million.
Why are there no takers?

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Earth 2

News Headline: “Confirmation of first potentially habitable Earth-size planet.”
Or wait.  Have we confirmed that Earth is habitable yet?

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QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

T.F., a Luxemburg, Wis., reader, writes:
“When did actresses become actors? And is it only a matter of time before seamstresses become seamsters, and princesses become princes?”
Yes.
QT can’t begin to countess the number of times these distinctions have been lost. . . .

WRITE TO QT:  zaysmith.qt@gmail.com

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School of Fish

News Item: “. . . could lose our coral reefs by 2025, and see a complete collapse of the world’s fisheries by 2048. . . .”
A quick update on the most important story in the world that no one is paying attention to.

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There’s always Benghazi

News Headline: “Jindal: Obama is worst president in history.”
News Headline: “Obama is on trend to leave a budget surplus.”
See? He can’t even maintain a simple deficit.

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Easter Bunny
News Headline: ”Michigan man accused of fondling Easter Bunny.”
Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on it’s way. . . .

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Currency events

News Headline: “Sheldon Adelson spent  $93 million on 2012 election.”
News Headline:
“Bloomberg to spend $50 million to challenge NRA on gun safety.”
As the Supreme Court says, money is a form of free speech.
And aren’t there always a few loudmouths in any group?

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QT is back! Sort of!

QT is back–in a new format.
No longer will you see collections of items on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Now each item will be published as it written through the week.
Check in when the mood strikes you at zaysmith.com
Or you can arrange Twitter alerts at @ZaySmithQT.
And remember the QT motto.
QT: Always Ready with the Breaking News.
Unless It Is Binge-Watching “Deadwood.”

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On Vacation

QT will resume April 16.

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